# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Ecology and Environmental Management Task 1090169057

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Design a landfill.

Definition

Design should include
  • plastic liner
  • 12 inches of clay
  • gravel
  • leachate collection system
  • alternating layers of trash and soil
  • test wells.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Who regulates and enforces the guidelines for the construction of landfills?
  • What is the purpose of test wells?
  • What is the largest financial expense in the construction of a landfill?
  • How can landfills generate energy?